Illustrator and carver. His wife, Elsie, wrote a book, The Elfin Oak of Kensington Gardens in 1930.
Person, Craft / Design
All we know about this Lady is that she "donated" the Elfin Oak (this probably means that she funded its removal from Richmond Park and/or its carving by Innes) and that she was present at the unve...
Born as Emily Ormsby-Gore, in 1886 she married Hugh Fortescue (1854 - 1932) and they had 3 sons, one of which, Geoffrey, died aged 9, in 1900. On her father-in-law's death in 1905 her husband becam...
Novelist and poet. Born as Marguerite Radclyffe Hall in Bournemouth into a wealthy family. From 1917 until her death Hall lived with Una Troubridge but had a number of affairs with other women. T...
Person, Literature, Poetry, Gender Issues
Founded what is now the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Born Huntingdon as Mary Bates. Married Robert Chapman Tealby and moved to Hull by 1841. She separated from her husband and moved to London to li...
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Died: 18/3/1939, 79 years ago
Person, Engineering, Austria, France, Hungary, USA
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